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Guest accommodation Access Statement

Access Statement for the  Vernon – Guest  Accommodation

 

Introduction
  
 The Vernon is situated just off the promenade in a central location making us convenient for all of Blackpool’s finest amenities such as the Tower to the north the Pleasure Beach to the south and within easy walking distance of all three Piers, Town and Theatres. There are tram and bus stops just 30 metres away.

 

We have tried to provide as much information in this statement as possible, but if you have any quires please do not hesitate to call.

 

We can provide this information in larger print or on Audio disk if required
  

We can accommodate 64 people and have 23 ensuite bedrooms:

 

1 x single

7 x double

3 x twin

5 x double and single

5 x double with bunks beds
2 x double with twin beds and a 5th single for larger families

Each bathroom has mains pressure shower, with thermostat controller for the water temperature , wash hand basis and toilet . A shaver light / socket is available in each Bathroom

 

A shower stool is available on request at reception

 

A bath mat is available on request at reception

 

Heating the rooms and general areas is operated by Central Heating automatically. Radiators in the rooms can be controlled with the thermostat control on the radiator


  
The Vernon has been awarded English Tourism Council 3 Stars for Guest Accommodation.

 

The Vernon is available to people of all ethnic backgrounds, religions and sexual preference without discrimination. 
  
Assistance Pets are accepted but unfortunately we can not accommodate other pets.

Smoking is NOT ALLOWED in any part of the Vernon.
  

Due to the buildings architectural design, Guests totally confined to a wheelchair, travelling alone will probably not be able to access the building. 
 

Guests with hearing / sight difficulties are welcome, if travelling with someone who, or can themselves recognise/hear the fire alarm system in the event of an emergency.  Additional assistance is available in the event of an evacuation.
  

Pre-Arrival

We have an extensive website where details of the Vernon can be found. www.vernon-hotel.co.uk

Bookings / enquires can be made online www.vernon-hotel.co.uk or telephone 01253403863.


Please email us at info@vernon-hotel.co.uk with any specific query.
 

 

Directions

By Rail:-

 

From Blackpool North Train Station, proceed down Talbot Road to Talbot Square opposite North Pier. Turn left onto the Promenade and travel south for approximately 1.2 miles to Wellington road, turn left into Wellington Road – The Vernon is situated 3rd building on the left.

 

 

By Road:-

 

From M55 proceed A5230 taking 1st exit at next roundabout onto Squires Gate link Road, to next roundabout 3rd exit onto Progress Way, Proceed A5230 Squires Gate Lane to Starr Gate Junction. Turn right onto the Promenade and proceed north for approximately 2 miles to Wellington Road, turn right into Wellington Road – The Vernon is situated 3rd building on the left
 
Taxis are widely available in Blackpool.
 
Bus routes No.1 and 11 run close to the Vernon
 
 

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities


We ask all arriving guests to call at Reception at the Vernon, 6-8 Wellington Road before parking.

Car parking is generally available in the car park to the rear of the Vernon. In rare circumstances use of a public car park may be necessary. There is limited on street parking
 
We are approximately 10 minutes away from Blackpool North Railway station ,where taxis are readily available
 
We are approximately 10 minutes away from Blackpool Bus Station , where taxis are readily available
 
 
Main Entrance

 

The Vernon has 4 steps to the front of the building, with a hand rail on either side of the steps. The front doors are a double UPVC doors and can open to a maximum width of 60 inches. The doors open into the building.

 

 

 
Bedroom area



Rooms G1 and G2 are on the ground floor – level access


Rooms 1 – 14 are on the first floor, accessed by 14 steps

 

Rooms 15 – 24 are on the second floor accessed by a further 14 steps

 

The floor covering throughout the Vernon area is carpet
 
Fire activation break glass points are detailed in the fire procedure on the back of the bedroom door that you are occupying.

Fire alarm sounders are situated in each room with your Lodge

 

Public WCs


In addition to the bathroom in each bedroom there is a residents only Toilet on the landing of the first stairs, accessed by 9 steps.

 

The is another toilet at the back of the first room corridor accessed by 14 steps


Dining Room, Bar area and TV Lounge

The Bar area, comfortable seating for 60 people is on the ground floor with level access

 

The TV Lounge, seating for 12 people in comfortable Chesterfield Leather sofas is on the ground floor with level access

 

The Dining room, seating for 56 people is on the ground floor with level access.


Laundry

There is not a Laundry within the Vernon, but there are a number of laundry's within walking distance. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom

 
Shops


There are a number of Shops within walking distance of the Vernon. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom

The main shopping area of Blackpool is a 10 minute walk from the Vernon

Buses and taxis are freely available from the Vernon

 
Treatment room/s


Not Applicable

 
Leisure Facilities


There are a number of Leisure facilities In Blackpool. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom. If there is anything specific that you are looking for Please do not hesitate to ask
 
Blackpool Football Club is a 2 minute walk from the Vernon
 

Outdoor Facilities

Not applicable

 
Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting


Not applicable

 
Clubs & Entertainment


There are a number of Clubs / Pubs within walking distance of the Vernon. These are detailed in the information pack in each bedroom
 
Blackpool has a wide range of Entertainment throughout the season, please ask for the latest information at the Vernon reception or look on www.blackpoollive.co.uk

Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units

Not Applicable

 
Touring Facilities (Holiday Parks)


Not applicable

 
Boats - Narrow Boat, Cruiser & Hotel Boat


Not applicable

 
Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)


Blackpool Pleasure Beach Resort is a 10 minute walk from the Vernon
 
Both South and Central piers are a 10 minute walk from the Vernon. North Pier is a 15 minute walk from the Vernon
 
Taxis, Buses and Trams are readily available from the Vernon

 
Grounds and Gardens


George Bancroft Park is a 5 minute walk from the Vernon
 
Stanley park is a 10 minute taxi ride from the Vernon

 
Additional Information


If there is anything you feel we have missed out of this statement please let us know and we will add the information if we feel it will be of benefit to others.

 
Address:  Lyn and Andrew resident on the premises and are available 24 hours a day , in the event of an ememgency.

 
Telephone:  Telephone 01253 403863

 
Email:  Info@ vernon-hotel.co.uk

 
Website:  www.vernon-hotel.co.uk

 
Hours of operation:  Check in from 2pm on the day of arrival, although you may be able to have earlier access if your room  is available. Please ring for Information
  
Check out is 10am on the day of Departure

 
Local equipment hire companies:  Wheelchair hire available locally, ask at the Vernon  Reception for information
  
If you require any other hire equipment, please ask at Reception and we with do our best to assist you

 
Future Plans


We are striving to maintain / improve the decor etc of the Vernon. Please help us to help you
 
 

 
Contact Telephone and Email Address

 

We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve if you have any comments please phone 01253403863 or email Andrew@vernon-hotel.co.uk

 

 

  

 

Created -  July 2010